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Ban on Nepal women migrants denounced


August 14th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) The Nepali government should revoke its new ban on women under the age of 30 from working in Gulf countries, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.Instead, ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha members express concern over poor sex ratio


March 19th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Rajya Sabha members Monday expressed concern over the poor sex ratio in India, pointing out that stringent steps were needed to contain the situation.Raising ... Read more...

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Court orders promotional avenues for Tihar jail officer


November 17th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Accepting the plea of Tihar jail's law officer, the Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi government to create promotional avenues for him in the ... Read more...

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Committed to bond between northeastern states, others: PM


October 31st, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said that the government is committed to physical and emotional integration of the northeastern states with the rest of ... Read more...

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How a ‘rich’ school tagged poor students


August 14th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) St. Andrews Scots Senior Secondary School, a posh school in east Delhi, boasts of "providing value-based education" to its students but is under the scanner ... Read more...

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Egyptian women protesters forced to take ‘virginity tests’


March 24th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Mar.24 (ANI): Women arrested by Egyptian military personnel during protests at Cairo's Tahrir Square were subjected to "virginity tests" and other forms of humiliation, claims an Amnesty International report.Eighteen demonstrators were ... Read more...

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Pakistan accuses international community of giving more leverage to India


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has alleged that the international community is giving more leverage to India.Speaking at a seminar hosted by South Asian Strategic Study in Islamabad, Malik ... Read more...

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PM visiting Jammu and Kashmir Friday


March 4th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who visits Jammu and Kashmir Friday morning is to meet a series of delegations, including some political groups, social and refugee ... Read more...

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Gujarat High Court advocates to strike work from Jan 13


January 11th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Advocates Association Tuesday passed a resolution to abstain from work for an indefinite period from Jan 13 to protest the non-appointment of judges.GHAA president ... Read more...

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Reports of UK discriminating against Pakistanis “completely false”: Adam Thomson


November 6th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 6 (ANI): British High Commissioner to Pakistan- Adam Thomson- has denied any discriminatory treatment being meted out to Pakistanis visiting or residing in the United Kingdom."Several Pakistani media outlets ... Read more...

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AIDS stigma drives HIV in India: World Bank study


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 22 (IANS) HIV prevalence in India and South Asia is growing among sex workers and other high risk groups due to widespread failure to prevent stigmatising of people ... Read more...

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Sikh wins case against world’s top home goods retailer (Lead)


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 1 (IANS) A Sikh security guard here, who moved the Ontario provincial human rights commission for being forced to wear a hard helmet by Home Depot, has won ... Read more...

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Sikh wins discrimination lawsuit against Canadian employer


July 1st, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 1 (IANS) A Sikh security guard here, who moved the Ontario provincial human rights commission for being forced to wear a hard helmet by Home Depot, has won ... Read more...

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Hindus want urgent end to segregation of Roma children in Europe


May 31st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 31 (ANI): Hindus want segregation of Roma children in schools of Europe to end immediately.Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was ... Read more...

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Charkha Development Comm. Network wins award for “Best Feature Service”


April 20th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 20 (ANI): Charkha Development Communication Network, a non-governmental organization, has won a special award for "Best Feature Service" (Gender Issues) under the UNFPA-Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity 2009-10 ... Read more...

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Domestic violence case can be filed any time, rules court


March 22nd, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) In a significant ruling that will help many women who are victims of domestic violence, the Delhi High Court Monday said the case can be filed any ... Read more...

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Protests in Orissa as Togadia barred from Kandhamal (Lead)


March 20th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 20 (IANS) Thousands of people held demonstrations in several parts of Orissa Saturday against Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia being arrested and prevented from entering Kandhamal ... Read more...

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Gender inequality widespread in Asia: UNDP (Lead)


March 8th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Despite vibrant economic growth in Asia-Pacific area including India, the region has not done much to assimilate women in the mainstream and bridge the deep gender inequality, ... Read more...

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85 million women missing in India, China: UNDP


March 8th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) At least 100 million (10 crore) women are missing in seven Asian countries, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said Monday. It said 85 million of them are ... Read more...

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India positive about Bharti-MTN deal outcome (Lead)


September 29th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian government is "positive" about the outcome of the much-awaited $23-billion Bharti-MTN telecom equity swap cum strategic alliance, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Bharti-MTN deal deadline ends Wednesday


September 29th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The South African government is expected to take a decision on the much-awaited $23-billion Bharti-MTN telecom equity swap cum strategic alliance Tuesday, a day ... Read more...

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Prime Minister supports Bharti-MTN deal


September 26th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorOn Board Aircraft, Sep.26 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday supported Bharti Group's efforts to acquire stakes in South African telecom giant, MTN.Bharti and MTN are looking ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh throws his weight behind Bharti-MTN deal


September 26th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Pittsburgh, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured support to the proposed $23-billion equity swap cum strategic alliance between Bharti Airtel and South Africa's MTN and hoped ... Read more...

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France to look into harassment of Indians at Paris airport


June 17th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) France will look into the recent discriminatory treatment of Indian citizens at the Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris, the civil aviation ministry said Wednesday. The assurance was ... Read more...

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Hindus seek European Union intervention in Czech Republic and Hungary to protect Roma


May 6th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus are asking for immediate intervention of European Union (EU) in Czech Republic and Hungary to protect the Roma minorities in view of recent reported incidents of violence.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, ... Read more...

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Hindus ask Europe to end Roma apartheid & apologize for centuries of maltreatment


April 28th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have asked European Union and countries of Europe to urgently take steps to end apartheid of their Roma people, terming it as immoral and a dark stain on the face of ... Read more...

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Pak civil liberty groups seek review of US ’screening’ policy


April 21st, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr. 21 (ANI): Pakistan's civil liberties groups have urged the US Government to lessen the questions on Americans' political beliefs and religious practices of the travelers as part of screening rules ... Read more...

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I am not sure if NDA will get majority: Sushma Swaraj


April 1st, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 1 (IANS) In a candid admission just a fortnight before elections, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Wednesday said she was not confident of the party-led National ... Read more...

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Despite n-deal, US sees hurdles in trade with India (Repeating for all needing)


March 4th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) While the India-US civil nuclear deal has opened "the door even wider" for US exports, Washington says India's tariff and tax regime, intellectual property rights policies, investment climate ... Read more...

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US sees many hurdles in trade with India despite n-deal


March 3rd, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) While the India-US civil nuclear deal has opened "the door even wider" for US exports, Washington says India's tariff and tax regime, intellectual property rights policies, investment climate ... Read more...

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Protest over MNS discrimination of north Indian migrants in Mumbai


March 8th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata/Patna/New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Protests continue to rock the nation over the alleged discriminatory treatment of north Indians in Maharashtra. Trinamool Congress activists in West Bengal hit the streets of Kolkata over ... Read more...

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Malaysian police to arrest more leaders of ethnic Indian minority community


December 11th, 2007 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 11 (ANI): Malaysian police have claimed securing enough evidence against the detained leaders of the ethnic Indian minority community, and added that more leaders of Hindu Rights Action Force ... Read more...

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